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  • The Tea Promotion Unit of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing promoted Ceylon Black Tea at the International Tea Day,2022

          The Tea Promotion Unit of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing promoted Ceylon Black Tea at the International Tea Day,2022 The Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing celebrated the International Tea Day on 07 June, 2022. The International Tea Day falls on 21 May annually. However, due to the Covid pandemic restrictions, the Embassy shifted the celebration to the 7th of June,2022. The event was organized in collaboration with XIAO GUAN CHA, a well reputed Chinese tea company. Several media personnel, tea buyers, Sri Lanka tea importers, tea connoisseurs and businessmen attended the program. In 2021, China imported
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  • Ceylon Tea presence at World Food Azerbaijan 2022.

        Ceylon Tea presence at World Food Azerbaijan 2022.  
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  • International Tea Day 2022 Celebration & Ceylon Tea Promotion in South Africa

            International Tea Day 2022 Celebration & Ceylon Tea Promotion in South Africa   Sri Lanka High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa, celebrated the International Tea Day 2022 at the World Food Festival in South Africa May 21st was designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2019 to raise awareness of the long history and the deep cultural and economic significance of tea around the world. This year it will focus on to promote and foster collective actions to implement activities in favour of the sustainable production and consumption of tea and raise awareness of its importance
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  • Ceylon Tea presence at UNESCO International Tea Day celebrations

        Ceylon Tea presence at UNESCO International Tea Day celebrations On the occasion of the International Tea Day proclaimed by the United Nations (in 2020 on 21st May), UNECO in Paris celebrated the International Tea Day. The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris organized Ceylon Tea promotion at this festive evening. The event was held on 25th May Wednesday, at 6 to 8.00 pm, organized by UNESCO Community Association in Paris, in partnership with the Franco-Chinese Cultural and Artistic Exchange Centre, attended by over 200 invitees mainly UNESCO delegates from Member States including Ambassadors and other distinguished invitees. The
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  • The Celebration of 3rd International Tea Day 2022 – Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing, China

        The Celebration of 3rd International Tea Day 2022 – Sri Lanka Embassy in Beijing, China The 3rd International Tea Day 2022 on “21st May” where it has been declared by the 74th United Nations General Assembly on November 27, 2019 was celebrated by the Sri Lanka Embassy in China despite heavy quarantine restrictions with regard to Covid-19 in China. Several social media updates/posts have been posted on popular Chinese social media due to the restrictions of public gatherings as below. LOOKWE http://www.lookwe.com/html/shiguanzixun/2022/0522/763.html 微信公众号 https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/AXCXFUpS62OTAjtnPAKkKw 百度新闻 https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1733497023151406710 腾讯新闻 https://page.om.qq.com/page/OzzsqzHGYVn3rhWIqlfyFm8Q0 搜狐新闻 https://www.sohu.com/a/549551650_121375955 网易新闻 https://dy.163.com/article/H7VIMVI0055354GA.html https://m.weibo.cn/status/4771612416807755 https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/AXCXFUpS62OTAjtnPAKkKw   Internation Tea Day Interview Video https://youtu.be/AdvXHd5w6Ns
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  • Sri Lanka Tea Board celebrates International Tea Day on May 21

        Sri Lanka Tea Board celebrates International Tea Day on May 21     International Tea Day is a United Nations observance celebrated annually on May 21 to express the economical, biological and physical benefits of tea. It was inaugurated by the General Assembly and essentially replaced the unofficial observance of the same name, which used to be celebrated on December 15 in tea producing countries.   The observance of International Tea Day is promoted and facilitated by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in collaboration with other relevant organizations and stakeholders. Millions of families in developing and least
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  • Ceylon Tea presence at Coffee, Tea, Cacao Russian Expo 2022

          Ceylon Tea presence at Coffee, Tea, Cacao Russian Expo 2022                          
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  • Mr. Olaf Tarmas visited Sri Lanka Tea Board, Ceylon Tea Museum, Tea Research Institute & several Ceylon Tea Gardens.

          Mr. Olaf Tarmas visited Sri Lanka Tea Board, Ceylon Tea Museum, Tea Research Institute & several Ceylon Tea Gardens. Mr. Olaf is traveler and tea writer from Hamburg, Germany, working for german language print travel media like GEO, Lufthansa Magazine and Frankfurter Allgemeine, as well as for his own print magazine about tea culture - "t- Das Magazin für Teekultur".  
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  • Ceylon Tea presence at SIAL Canada 2022 in Montreal

        Ceylon Tea presence at SIAL Canada 2022 in Montreal    
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  • The Sri Lanka Tea Shop and Cultural Centre opened in Beijing

            The Sri Lanka Tea Shop and Cultural Centre opened in Beijing The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing in collaboration with the China Sri Lanka Association for Trade and Economic Cooperation (CSLATE), and the Beijing Wanhongtai Technology Group Co., Ltd. Company opened the Sri Lanka Tea Shop and Cultural Centre in Beijing on 20th April 2022 in the prestigious Xiu Shui Street, Chaoyang District. The Shop with its large outdoor area has been made available to the Ambassador free of charge. This initiative is one of the range of activities undertaken by the Embassy to commemorate
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  • Ceylon tea time with Pavithri Peiris, director of the Sri Lanka Tea Board

         Ceylon tea time with Pavithri Peiris - Director Promotion of the Sri Lanka Tea Board     With a background in economics, Pavithri Peiris found her calling in the world of tea by joining the Sri Lanka Tea Board in 2013. Here, she tells us about Ceylon tea and why it has become so popular worldwide. What makes Ceylon Tea unique? Although Ceylon tea accounts for 6 percent of global tea production, what’s important is the value not the quantity. Ceylon tea is special for a number of reasons: Handpicked Ceylon teas are handpicked to ensure a better selection of green leaves for the manufacture of tea – an
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  • Ceylon Tea presence at World Food Warsaw in Poland

        Ceylon Tea presence at World Food Warsaw in Poland    
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  • The Tea Promotion Unit of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing arranged a series of live streaming sessions to promote Sri Lanka products

        The Tea Promotion Unit of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing arranged a series of live streaming sessions to promote Sri Lanka products, especially Ceylon tea with the collaboration of Dalian Xingyu Yuanmeng Group Co., Ltd. The initial meeting was held with Sri Lankan products importers in China for selection at the Embassy on 15th February 2022. Headed by H.E. the Ambassador, Second Secretary (Tea promotion) and Lion's tea agent, the first live streaming session was held at the company’s studio in Beijing on 29th March 2022. The session lasted three hours through TikTok social media and
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  • Ceylon Tea presence at Uzfo 2022 in Uzbekistan

          Ceylon Tea presence at Uzfo 2022 in Uzbekistan  
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  • Post-devaluation tea prices soar at auctions with many new all-time record highs

          Higher Tea Prices are getting trickled down to tea factories and farmers including smallholders and RPCs. Lowest production recorded in February is now compensated with more sales volume in March, meaning this month production has increased. However their cost of production and cost of living will also go up, that’s why serious cost reduction (overheads, transportation electricity etc) exercise needs to be implemented if not already done, Our project of Solar power panel installation at factories must be increased. We have been advocating Balanced nutrient management policy and soil fertility strategies as possible solutions to mitigate adverse
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  • Ceylon Tea presence at HORECA Lebanon 2022

        Ceylon Tea presence at HORECA Lebanon 2022      
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  • Ceylon Tea presence at IFE London 2022.

            Ceylon Tea presence at IFE London 2022.   The International Food and Drink Event (IFE), a premier food and drink trade exhibition was held at ExCel, London from March 21-23, 2022. The Sri Lanka Tea Board participated in the exhibition which was facilitated by the High Commission of Sri Lanka in London, where ‘Pure Ceylon Tea’ was received with great enthusiasm by international buyers and visitors. The Sri Lanka Tea Board pavilion was inaugurated by the High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to the United Kingdom, Saroja Sirisena, along with the Director (Promotions) of the Sri Lanka
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  • Ceylon Tea Quiz Competition winners at IFE London 2022.

          Ceylon Tea Quiz Competition winners at IFE London 2022.
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  • Ceylon Tea Presence at World Tea Expo 2022

        Ceylon Tea Presence at World Tea Expo 2022
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  • Sri Lanka and China celebrating the 65th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations in 2022.

        Sri Lanka and China celebrating the 65th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations in 2022. Sri Lanka and China celebrating the 65th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relations in 2022. In addition, both counties will also celebrate the 70th anniversary of signing the rubber-rice pact in 2022. The commemoration is used to promote economic, trade, investment, tourism and people to people relations between the two countries. Under the trade promotion activities, the Tea Promotion Unit of the Embassy arranged a series of activities to increase awareness of Ceylon Tea among Chinese consumers. As of the first initiative, fixed Ceylon tea
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  • Embassy of Sri Lanka in China held a Ceylon Tea Tasting event to promote Ceylon Tea export to China

        Embassy of Sri Lanka in China held a Ceylon Tea Tasting event to promote Ceylon Tea export to China 14th March 2022, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in China held a Ceylon Tea Tasting event at its auditorium on the occasion of celebrating the two milestones – the 65th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Sri Lanka and China & the 70th Anniversary of the Historic Rubber – Rice Pact. Given the current situation that the COVID-19 has hit hard on the economic backbone of Sri Lanka, the Embassy led by H.E. Dr. Palitha Kohona, Ambassodar and Tea Promotion Unit
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  • Sri Lanka participates in ‘Foodex Saudi 2022’ exhibition

        Sri Lanka participates in ‘Foodex Saudi 2022’ exhibition The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Riyadh and the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Jeddah in coordination with the Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) took part in ‘Foodex Saudi 2022’, Saudi Arabia’s leading international food and drink trade exhibition which was held from 28 February to 3 March, in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Under the Sri Lanka Tea Board group stand M/S. Basilur Tea Exports Ltd. and Sri Lanka Tea Board occupy the group stand. Several other Sri Lankan tea exporting companies were also among around 80
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  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Participated at “PRODEXPO-2022” in Moscow

        Sri Lanka Tea Board Participated at “PRODEXPO-2022” in Moscow The 29th annual international exhibition of food products, beverages and raw materials used for its production – “PRODEXPO-2022” – opened on February 7, 2022 at the “Expocentre” in Moscow and lasted for five days until February 11, 2022. This year the “Expocentre” brought together more than 2000 companies from 54 countries specialized in meat and fish production, milk, cheese and ice cream production, tea, coffee, juices, etc. Tea Promotion Unit (TPU) at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia with the support of the Sri Lanka Tea Board participated at the
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  • Sri Lanka brews strong cuppa in 2021; but productivity snags persist

          Sri Lanka brews strong cuppa in 2021; but productivity snags persist Export earnings and production up from 2020 Productivity of tea estates drags down high potential sector Tea Board chief says stakeholders need to explore new avenues to cut cost of production Lack of replanting and infilling efforts hampers production Inability to address climate change impacts adds to industry woes Fresh emphasis on front end of value chain Must push brand story of Ceylon Tea being cleanest in world   The local tea sector braved through the challenges stemming from the pandemic to record an “excellent performance”
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  • Iran's support to increase tea exports

        Iran's support to increase tea exports ... The Ministry of Plantation of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Ministry of Industries, Mines and Trade of the Islamic Republic of Iran desires to formulate a scheme for the settlement of a sum of US$ 250,925,169 outstanding from Ceylon Petroleum Corporation to National Iranian Oil Company by means of utilizing the said sum to facilitate the export of Ceylon Tea to Iran by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The MoU signing took place on Tuesday the 21st December 2021 at 12.00 noon at the Foreign Ministry. This
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  • France to provide 1 million euros for Geographical Indication (GI) certification of Ceylon Tea

          France to provide 1 million euros for Geographical Indication (GI) certification of Ceylon Tea The French Development Agency (AFD) signed a grant agreement worth 1 million euros with the Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) and French Agricultural Research Centre for Development (CIRAD) towards the development of a Geographical Indication (GI) for Ceylon Tea. The agreement was signed by AFD Country Director and SLTB Chairman in the presence of Hon. Minister of Plantation, H.E. Ambassador of France, Hon. State Minister of Company Estate Reforms Tea and Rubber Estate Related Crops and Hon. State Minister of Estate Housing &
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  • Exhibition-2021 “Ceylon Products-Growing Friendship” & Tea Stakeholders’ Gathering in Tehran

    Exhibition-2021 “Ceylon Products-Growing Friendship” & Tea Stakeholders’ Gathering in Tehran Sri Lanka Embassy in Iran in collaboration with Sri Lanka Tea Board organized an Agricultural Export Exhibition-2021 “Ceylon Products-Growing Friendship” together with a Tea Stakeholders’ Gathering at the Chancery premises on 06th December 2021. Over 75 invitees comprising of relevant stakeholders, including tea associations, leading importers, retailers, prominent businessmen and media personnel were in attendance. Objectives of the event were to promote      Sri Lankan tea and other agricultural export products in Iran and interact with the relevant stakeholders. Ambassador Vipulatheja Wishwanath Aponsu in his welcome address highlighting the significance of
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  • Fostering friendship and people-to-people ties through religious diplomacy: Sri Lanka promoted at the Feast Day of the National Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus in Manila

          At the invitation of Rev. Fr. Lino Nicasio SVD, Parish Priest and the Rector of the National Shrine of St. Jude Thaddeus, the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila participated with a country promotion at the celebration of the feast day of the shrine’s patron saint on 28 October 2021. With the goal of promoting Sri Lanka to the devotees and religious community of the parish, a tourism and tea promotion booth was organized by the Embassy to showcase the country’s tourism attractions including the religious tourism sector as well as its most prominent export product - Ceylon
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  • Ceylon Tea and snacks attracted a large number of visitors to the Sri Lanka stand at the Café Show 2021 in Beijing

          Ceylon Tea and snacks attracted a large number of visitors to the Sri Lanka stand at the Café Show 2021 in Beijing which was held from 15th to 17th October 2021. The Tea Promotion Unit of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing organized the seven Ceylon Tea brands (Impra, Dilmah, Lions, Sinolan, Samley, and Fond tea) agents to display their products.Mr Sampath Perera (Second Secretary – Tea Promotion) of the Tea Promotion Unit also arranged liquid tea tasting for the visitors throughout the fair along with a media briefing and Ceylon Tea PowerPoint Presentation in parallel. The
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  • How do we market Sri Lanka globally as a unique country green socio economic system

        How do we market Sri Lanka globally as a unique country – green socio-economic system By Jayampathy Molligoda, Chairman, SLTB. Introduction:   One consignment of ‘Potassium Chloride’ fertiliser arrived on September 14, presumably, to be applied for the paddy sector. The potassium chloride is not an organic material. However, the input materials approved for organic farming need not only be organic. Potassium Chloride is a mineral and not organic, but it’s permissible to be used for organic farming under international and SLS standards. Even some chemicals such as copper based chemical mixtures are allowed to be used for organic farming
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  • Ceylon Tea promotion at the International Bazaar of the Diplomatic Club Syria

        Ceylon Tea promotion at the International Bazaar of the Diplomatic Club Syria As a part of the Economic Diplomacy programme       the Embassy of Sri Lanka to Lebanon & Syria and the Sri Lanka Tea Board participated at the International Bazaar in Damascus, by exhibiting Ceylon Tea and handicrafts on 09th October 2021 at the Dama Rose hotel in Damascus Syria. The International bazaar had a participation of 19 countries and Sri Lanka stall had prominence. The Embassy stall was declared open by lighting the traditional oil lamp by Hon. Minister of Education in Syria Dr. Darem Tabbaa, and
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  • Sri Lanka Pavilion Expo 2020 Dubai UAE

          Ceylon Tea promotions now in EXPO 2020-Dubai, UAE      
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  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at the “World Food Moscow 2021

          Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at the “World Food Moscow 2021” Tea Promotion Unit (TPU) of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia with the support of the Sri Lanka Tea Board participated at the 30th Jubilee exhibition of food products “World Food Moscow 2021”, which took place at the IEC “Crocus Expo” from 21st to 24th September 2021. Together with the Embassy, Ceylon Tea Land Pvt Ltd. and Kaushalya Tea Export Company also took part in the exhibition. The Ceylon Tea stall, which was brightly decorated, attracted a large number of visitors who were eager to
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  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at “ CHASHKA” Festival in Moscow.

          Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at “ CHASHKA” Festival in Moscow.   On 28th and 29th August 2021 Sri Lanka Tea Board participated at the “CHASHKA” (Cup) festival, which took place on the territory of the Museum of Moscow in the city centre. The “CUP” festival is a large-scale summer festival for tea, coffee and chocolate lovers, an unforgettable and colorful event, which included presentations, educational programs, master classes, tasting sessions and competitions. This time more than 130 companies including Russian and foreign producers, importers of tea, coffee and cocoa were presented their products. The target audience of
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  • Bringing the goodness of Ceylon Tea to Filipinos - Island Tea Companies expansion in Philippines

          Ambassador Shobini Gunasekera, together with Embassy officials, graced the opening of the 44th franchise of Island Tea Co., the rapidly-expanding milk tea chain operated by Ceylanka Trading in the Philippines.Island Tea Co. is a milk tea franchise currently operating with a network of 44 branches all over the country. The retail chain specializes in serving innovative and popular beverages made with high-quality tea sourced from Sri Lanka.  The company aims to further expand its network to one hundred (100) branches in the country by 2022.In her remarks, Ambassador Gunasekera extended her congratulations to Mr. Minodh De Sylva,
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  • Bringing the goodness of Ceylon Tea to Filipinos - Island Tea Companies expansion in Philippines +

          Ambassador Shobini Gunasekera, together with Embassy officials, graced the opening of the 44th franchise of Island Tea Read More
  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at “ CHASHKA” Festival in Moscow. +

          Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at “ CHASHKA” Festival in Moscow.   On 28th and 29th August 2021 Read More
  • Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at the “World Food Moscow 2021 +

          Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at the “World Food Moscow 2021” Tea Promotion Unit (TPU) of the Read More
  • Sri Lanka Pavilion Expo 2020 Dubai UAE +

          Ceylon Tea promotions now in EXPO 2020-Dubai, UAE       Read More
  • Ceylon Tea promotion at the International Bazaar of the Diplomatic Club Syria +

        Ceylon Tea promotion at the International Bazaar of the Diplomatic Club Syria As a part of the Economic Read More
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